13% of FARC members demoblized over nine years are minors

Posted on November 18, 2011 • Filed under: Colombia, Conflicts, Crime, Drug Activity, FARC, Police/Military Activity, Social Issues

A total of 2962 children, who were part of illegal armed groups in Colombia, were demobilized in the last nine years, revealed today the Colombian Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzón. According to figures from the Program of Humanitarian Attention to the Demobilized (PADH) of the Government, in these 9 years, a total of 24,303 demobilized members of armed groups and in 100 of them were under age 13. Read Article

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